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Judge Leomar Cruz Quezada for the second time has postponed the hearing for preventive custody measures against suspended Police corporal Janli Disla Batista. The Public Prosecutor’s Office is accusing Disla Batista of voluntary homicide and criminal association. The judge gave the defense lawyers until Friday, 8 October at 4:30pm after motorcycle driver Rafael Castillo Nova was added to the case. Castillo Nova admitted to driving the motorcycle that delivered Disla to where he ambushed and shot at 36-year old architect Leslie Rosado. Castillo Nova has argued that Disla Batista forced him at gunpoint to give him the ride in pursuit of Rosado. Rosado was accompanied in a SUV by her 15-year old daughter.

In another development in the case, five days after the crime involving the policeman, the director of the Police Eduardo Sánchez briefly referred to the case...

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